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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What one item of Colonel Maytorena's clothing does Lupe rescue from being discarded?
(a) His gray coat.
(b) His blue hat.
(c) His black gloves.
(d) His white shirt.
2. Why does the first owner sell the spring?
(a) He does not sell it. It is stolen.
(b) He has to move back to his home country.
(c) The war makes it too dangerous.
(d) The nuggets are depleted.
3. What family pet does Dona Margarita have to kill for food?
(a) Luisa's goat.
(b) Dona Margarita's dog.
(c) Inocenta's duck.
(d) Juan's burro.
4. What is Don Tiburcio's dying request to his wife?
(a) He asks her to clean the fireplace and then leave.
(b) He asks her to make sure she never remarries.
(c) He asks her to bury him next to his mother.
(d) He asks her to burn down their house and leave.
5. Who goes with Don Castro to start a new community?
(a) Dona Guadalupe.
(b) His wife and three children.
(d) His two brothers.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Socorro throw out all of her husband's clothing?
2. Who is eloping with Maria?
3. Why is Juan trying to sell firewood?
4. What does Juan realize as he goes to carry the wood back to the city?
5. What does the midwife say about the pain tolerance of men?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Rose-Mary do to Lupe on her first day of school, and why?
2. What has Victoriano done to upset La Liebre?
3. What is the condition that the townspeople put on collecting the gold from the spring?
4. Why does Socorro leave to go to the lowlands, and what is Victoriano's response?
5. What does Lupe do with the Colonel's gray coat that Socorro throws out?
6. What does the midwife tell Lupe about pain?
7. What happens to the teacher's salary in the little village and what action do the townspeople take when they find out?
8. Why do the Mexican people seem to think highly of Colonel Maytorena?
9. What events lead to the death of Don Tiburcio?
10. What is the setting like when Socorro is giving birth?
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